Updated November 29, 2016
- Schedule of Events will be updated throughout the year.
- Information about regional archaeology events sponsored by other organizations can be found by visiting MVAC’s Facebook page.
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Archaeology Festival10 am - 4 pm at Whitewater State ParkSaturday, September 09, 2017Adult/Family, Teachers, Youth
MVAC’s Connie Arzigian will be demonstrating the atlatl at the Whitewater Valley Archaeology and History Festival between noon and 3 pm. Come and practice your skills with the atlatl. The festival will celebrate the fascinating history of the Whitewater Valley. Through demonstrations, hands-on activities and special guest presenters, visitors will be transported back in time. Try your hand at archery or atlatl throwing. Try paddling a canoe or starting a fire with flint and steel. Tour the former camp of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the German POWs who stayed here. Visit the historic Marnach House or take a selfie with Smokey Bear at the Elba Fire Tower. Pick up a schedule of the day's activities at the park office.
Directions: Located 3 miles south of Elba on State Highway 74.
More Information: call 507-932-3007 or visit http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/calendar/app?jsp=/templates/event.jsp&id=52823.